Find a Health Center
Find a Service


Nicole Nurse quoted in Manhattan Times piece about COVID-19 testing

May 8, 2020

Nicole Nurse, Senior Vice President for Regulatory Affairs and Training, was quoted in a piece in the Manhattan Times that detailed our initiative to open our Family Health Center of Harlem as a COVID-19 testing site on the weekends. You can read the view the piece here.

Charmaine Ruddock of Bronx Health REACH quoted in the New York Post

May 3, 2020

Charmaine Ruddock , executive director of Bronx Health REACH, was quoted in an editorial in the New York Post on May 2, 2020. The piece cited the ways in which the disparities in COVID-19 casualties relate to broader structural issues with race and class. You can read the entire article here.

Dr. Lalita Abhyankar featured in

April 24, 2020

Dr. Lalita Abhyankar, one of our family medicine physicians, spoke to about how to care for yourself at home if you have COVID-19. She especially emphasized the importance of teleheath and how patients can connect with their providers without leaving home. You can read the entire piece here.

Institute CEO Dr. Neil Calman featured in piece on testing for COVID-19

April 14, 2020

Dr. Neil Calman, President and CEO of the Institute, shared some thoughts in a piece published in on testing for COVID-19 in New York City. You can check out the full piece here.

Institute Leaders Advocate for Greater Support in Fighting COVID-19

April 10, 2020

Two Institute leaders — President and CEO Dr. Neil Calman and Director of Bronx Health REACH Charmaine Ruddock — were quoted in a piece in City Limits highlighting the Bronx’s disproportionately high infection rates and casualties from COVID-19. You can read the entire piece here.

Institute CEO Dr. Neil Calman quoted in The City’s piece about COVID-19 disparities

April 10, 2020

Dr. Neil Calman, co-founder, president and CEO of the Institute, was quoted in an article by The City, an independent digital news outlet. The piece addressed the high death rate from COVID-19 in the Bronx–higher than all the other boroughs–and noted overall disparities in health outcomes and access to care in the Bronx, including higher …read more

The Institute Featured on CNBC Article about Proposed Medical Information Sharing Rules

February 6, 2020

Institute President and CEO, Dr. Neil Calman, was featured on CNBC in an article about HHS’ proposed rules designed to make it easier to share medical records data with patients and apps. In this article, Dr. Calman discusses the need for better regulations to ensure information privacy and security.

The Institute Featured on for Workforce Diversity Initiatives

April 22, 2019

The Institute was featured on in an article about health workforce diversity. In this article, Maxine Golub, Senior Vice President of Planning and Development, is quoted speaking on the importance of summer stipends for kids.

The Institute’s Director Jacqueline Chiofalo Featured on for Blood Lead Level Findings in NYC Children

April 20, 2019

The Institute’s Jacqueline Chiofalo, director of policy research and analysis, recently published research on childhood lead levels among children seen at the Institute’s NYC health centers. On average, children living in public housing had lower blood lead levels, and 92% lower odds of having elevated blood lead levels, than children in private housing in NYC. Read more.

Bronx Bodegas Help the Community Eat Healthy

April 4, 2019

The Institute’s Bronx Health REACH program continues to promote our partner Bronx bodegas through the “Don’t Stress, Eat Fresh” marketing campaign. News 12 stopped by to hear how these bodegas are bringing fresh, healthy foods to their stores to help the community maintain good health.